Water use in Arkansas, 1995

Open-File Report 99-188



As part of the National Water-Use Information Program, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) stores water-use data in standardized format for different categories of water use. These data are aggregated by county, 4- and 8-digit hydrologic units, and aquifer in the Aggregated Water-Use Data System (AWUDS). Site-specific water-use data for public supply, commercial, industrial, mining, and power generation are stored in the Site-Specific Water-Use Data System (SSWUDS). Site-specific water-use for irrigation and livestock (stock and animal specialties) is stored in the Arkansas District's Water-Use Data Base System (WUDBS). Information about amounts of water withdrawn, sources of water, how the water was used, and how much was returned is available to water-resources managers and policy makers. From 1960 until about 1985, water-use data were collected and compiled in cooperation with Arkansas Geological Commission (AGC). Since 1985, water-use data have been collected and stored in cooperation with the Arkansas Soil and Water Conservation Commission (ASWCC). Updated reports are periodically required because water use changes with time. This report contains 1995 water-use data compiled as part of the National Water-Use Information Program.
Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Water use in Arkansas, 1995
Series title Open-File Report
Series number 99-188
DOI 10.3133/ofr99188
Edition -
Year Published 1999
Language ENGLISH
Description 19 maps on 1 sheet :some col. ;maps 8 x 9 cm. and 4 x 5 cm., sheet 69 x 97 cm., folded in envelope 30 x 24 cm.
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